No Secret At All

No Secret At All

( Dedicated to my wife, Lorine Udoka Chukwueke)

It’s a secret
I cannot keep;
It’s like liquid song
In my veins
– and my whole body
sings it:

It’s the truth of your words,
The youth of your smile
The depth of your wits
The strength of your love
For me
That makes me sing.

It’s the burn of your voice
Like menthol embers upon my drums;
The sway of your hips
that rocks my world;
the warmth of your touch
as the soul of a shooting star feels;
the taste of your tongue
that maddens my buds
with a hunger for more.

Closer, we dance
Till saline tides flush
The brown shores of our pores.
And stirred,
We hang our clothes
On the horizon
And mingle our heat
With the orange haze
Of the setting sun
– one grey silhouette.

It’s the scent of your skin,
Like the fragrance of paradise,
The smell of home,
Sweet home.

It’s no secret at all;
I’m in love with you,
Everyday, my ‘valentine.’



21 thoughts on “No Secret At All” by Admin2 (@admin2)

  1. Ouch! Loverboy…
    This is a heart-melter!
    I feel it myself.
    You are good bro, yeah, I mean, very good at painting pictures with your pen…may I have the single honour of kissing it? I mean, your pen Oº°˚˚°º!!

  2. ‘Till saline tides flush’,and everything in that paragraph. The poem trips me out, this is totally rad. Great poem man.

  3. Jo (@josephoguche)

    How lovely …

  4. @Chime221, you are joking with 14 years of ‘undone’ beans. LOL. Thanks.

  5. @psalmy, ‘goodt’ people.
    Thanks for dropping by.

  6. @josephoguche, thanks. Love inspires the poet in us all.

    1. Jo (@josephoguche)

      right .. welcome.

  7. I see! Perhaps, beans don turn to stone abi? Or you wan put my hand there before ε̲̣̣̣̥ go done?

    1. @#$%^&*()!?

      In English, please….

  8. Awww. This is so sweet. I wonder how wide Lorine’s smile stretch when you thrill her with such lovely lines.
    Keep living, loving and writing, Stag. I enjoy reading your poems.
    Well done. $ß.

  9. Thanks, @sibbylwhyte.

    Before I got married, I’d been asking God for a woman that had a sense of humour and loved to read, amongst other qualities. And God said, “Yea and amen!” Then she came along. Just two months with her, I popped the question. I was perfectly sure she was the one. I have never regretted it…and I know I shant. Praise God! Halleluyah!! LOL.

    Thanks again.

  10. Wow! This is exactly what stories and dreams are made of. Those two qualities, dare I say that they are the top of my list for new friends and all.
    Have the time of your life bro and oh yes, give her a hug from me. Make sure you do it o. Tell her that Sibbyl says you are freaking lucky to have her. Hehe.

    1. If I tell her that Sibbyl says I’m lucky to have her, she’ll say, “I know I’m blessed to have you, Dearie. But, WHO THE HECK IS SIBBYL?” lol. Thanks for your kind words.

      1. Lmao! I’d ask the same colorful question.

  11. Nice one Bro, I pray y’all love be death do u part in Jesus name. Marrying the right spouse brings joy, happiness to a person.

  12. Nice one Bro, I pray y’all love be till death do u part in Jesus name. Marrying the right spouse brings joy, happiness to a person

  13. You wife is lucky.

    Hush Hush Newbie.

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